Search for dissertations about: "occupational health and safety dissertation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words occupational health and safety dissertation.

  1. 1. Safety leadership in the construction industry Managing safety at Swedish and Danish construction sites

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Martin Grill; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; occupational safety; safety leadership; construction manager; participative leadership; rule-oriented leadership; transformational leadership; transactional leadership; passive leadership; safety climate;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to identify and describe essential components of safety leadership behavior in the construction industry in Sweden and Denmark. The methods used were semi-structured interviews, cross-sectional and longitudinal questionnaire studies, and behavioral observations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Human factors in mechanized cut-to-length forest operations

    University dissertation from ; Department of Forest Biomaterials and Technology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Carola Häggström; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Although forest operations research has a more than 50-year-long tradition in the field of human factors, there is a current decline in resources put on continuous and systematic human factors research. Therefore, the overall aim of this thesis was to contribute new knowledge on working conditions in mechanized cut-to-length logging operations and their relationship to system performance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health hazards and cancer in relation to occupational exposures among Swedish seafarers

    University dissertation from ; Department of Forest Biomaterials and Technology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Karl Forsell; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; seafarer; work environment; mesothelioma; lung cancer; hematologic malignancy; benzene;

    Abstract : This thesis explores health hazards for seafarers in the Swedish merchant fleet, and occupational risks for lung cancer, mesothelioma and hematologic malignancy (HM). A special focus has been exposure to benzene and biomarker levels for work on product or chemical tankers during the mid-1990’ies. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Quest for the Room of Requirement - Why Some Activity-based Flexible Offices Work While Others Do Not

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Maral Babapour Chafi; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activity-based working ABW ; Appropriation and adoption of innovations; Office ergonomics; Activity Theory; Process evaluation; Occupational Health Safety OHS ; Workspace design.;

    Abstract : The overarching purpose of this thesis is to develop further knowledge of the consequences of relocating to Activity-based Flexible Offices (AFOs). As workspace design innovations, AFOs are increasingly implemented in organisations. AFOs comprise a variety of workspaces for employees to choose from depending on their preferences or activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Raising the (roll)bar exploring barriers and facilitators to research translation in US public health

    University dissertation from Umea : Umea Universitet

    Author : Pamela J. Tinc; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; implementation science; research to practice; scale-up; Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research; Proctor taxonomy of implementation outcomes; evidence-based practices; stakeholder engagement; rollover protective systems; tractor overturns; farm safety; occupational safety; injury prevention; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background In public health, implementation science work is crucial to protecting the safety and health of populations. Despite this, such efforts have been extremely limited within the specific public health field of occupational safety and health. READ MORE